Vietnam’s logistics service industry is preparing infrastructure and techniques to grasp opportunities from the Europe-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to attract foreign investors with a wave of factories.
Vietnam will reduce the total capacity of coal-fired thermal power plants from 2020 until 2030, according to the National Steering Committee for Electricity Development.
The Ho Chi Minh City-based An Viet Phat Energy Company has broken ground on a 1.2 trillion VND (51.6 million USD) timber processing factory in the Vung Ang Economic Zone in Ky Anh township of the central province of Ha Tinh.
Representatives of Chinese Xiamen Port Group recently met with leaders of the People's Committee of Ha Tinh province to explore opening a container line between Vung Ang and Xiamen ports as well as invest in local logistics.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung laid stress on the urgent need to build 500kV transmission lines running through Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue, Da Nang, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Kon Tum and Gia Lai to meet increasing power demand, especially in the south.
The court on January 9 afternoon looked into the charges of “property embezzlement” facing Trinh Xuan Thanh, former Chairman of PetroVietnam Construction Joint Stock Corporation (PVC), and his accomplices during the implementation of the Vung Ang 1 and Quang Trach 1 thermal power projects.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the Vietnamese Party, Government, and people cherish the relationship with Laos, considering it a valuable asset in the two countries’ revolutionary cause.
Three more top officials of the PetroVietnam Construction Joint Stock Corporation (PVC) will be investigated for “property embezzlement” under Article 278 of the Penal Code, police have said.
As part of an effort to export low-emission gas and coal power generation systems, Japanese firms are looking at Vietnam and its growing demand for energy.
The red streak that appeared in the waters around the Vung Ang economic zone in the central province of Ha Tinh – the same area still reeling from the consequences of the Formosa toxic spill – was confirmed to have been caused by algal bloom.
Infringements and defects committed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Party Civil Affairs Committee and individuals involved in the Formosa fish deaths were serious and must be punished, announced the Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission.
The Vung Ang II thermal power build-operate-transfer (BOT) project agreement was inked between the General Directorate of Energy (GDE) of the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Vung Ang II thermal power joint stock company on January 16 in Hanoi.
In 2016, Vietnam has seen the closing of numerous long-delayed steel projects invested by both foreign and domestic enterprises.
Investment experts are weighing the country’s foreign direct investment situation from the year to date, striving to deliver a more comprehensive picture.
Up to 27 projects of seven State corporations are listed in the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s directive as being liable to cause environmental pollution.
Vietnam’s industrial sector is seeing positive changes in structure, despite a fall in the index of industrial production (IIP) this year, the Ministry of Industry and Trade reported.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on August 27 proposed four options for resuming fishing activities along the central coast following the serious environmental incident caused by the Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company.
Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue has promised help from the Government for the tourism sector in the central provinces hit hard by the Formosa serious environmental incident .
The Ha Tinh People’s Committee has agreed in principal to license Taiwanese Wei Yu Engineering Company to develop an agricultural and a wharf construction project in the central province’s Vung Ang Economic Zone.
Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Pham Cong Tac has affirmed that sufficient scientific evidence has been collected to draw conclusion on the cause of unusual fish deaths that occurred in the central coastal region in early April, which will be announced soon.